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Mary Pierce interview: Pressures of fame difficult to handle for younger players like Naomi Osaka, says former Roland Garros champion
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Mary Pierce interview: Pressures of fame difficult to handle for younger players like Naomi Osaka, says former Roland Garros champion

Former Roland Garros and Australian Open champion Mary Pierce touched base on wide range of topics such as level of women's tennis today, the unpredictability, rise of Coco Gauff and return of Kim Clijsters.

Former French Open champion Francesca Schiavone opens up on her 'tough battle' with cancer
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Former French Open champion Francesca Schiavone opens up on her 'tough battle' with cancer

Francesca Schiavone did not provide any further details about the nature of her cancer diagnosis but said she was back in action following chemotherapy.

French Open 2019: Decline of claycourt specialists has led to puzzling change in the competitiveness at Roland Garros
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French Open 2019: Decline of claycourt specialists has led to puzzling change in the competitiveness at Roland Garros

The decline of claycourt specialists has brought about monopoly in the men's tournament and mayhem in the women's tournament at the French Open.

Monte Carlo Masters: Fabio Fognini breaks free from lackadaisical demeanour to emerge as massive threat to clay-courters
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Monte Carlo Masters: Fabio Fognini breaks free from lackadaisical demeanour to emerge as massive threat to clay-courters

Fognini threw in his share of out-of-nowhere drop shots and tougher-than-they-needed-to-be volley winners, but his consistency was the single most important differentiating factor in securing the title

Australian Open 2018: US Open champion Sloane Stephens crashes out, Jelena Ostapenko enters 2nd round
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Australian Open 2018: US Open champion Sloane Stephens crashes out, Jelena Ostapenko enters 2nd round

US Open champion Sloane Stephens was the first big name casualty of the Australian Open on Monday, crashing out 2-6, 7-6 (7/2), 6-2 to Zhang Shuai

Stanford Classic: Petra Kvitova looks forward to jam-packed North American buildup to US Open
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Stanford Classic: Petra Kvitova looks forward to jam-packed North American buildup to US Open

Petra Kvitova was sidelined for six months after a knife-wielding burglar at her home left her with severe left hand injuries that threatened her career.

Wimbledon 2017: Mandy Minella grabs attention by playing while four and a half months pregnant
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Wimbledon 2017: Mandy Minella grabs attention by playing while four and a half months pregnant

Luxembourg's Mandy Minella is playing at Wimbledon while four and a half months pregnant, it was reported Tuesday, as the 31-year-old prepares to join Serena Williams and Victoria Azarenka as a tennis mum.

French Open 2017: Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Karolina Pliskova cruise into second round
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French Open 2017: Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Karolina Pliskova cruise into second round

Rafael Nadal brushed aside 45th-ranked Benoit Paire 6-1, 6-4, 6-1 inside two hours in his first round at French Open 2017.

French Open 2017: Garbine Muguruza begins title defence with win, Caroline Wozniacki and Milos Raonic advance
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French Open 2017: Garbine Muguruza begins title defence with win, Caroline Wozniacki and Milos Raonic advance

Garbine Muguruza defeated Francesca Schiavone, who bid farewell to the tournament for the final time ahead of her retirement at the end of the year.

Tennis roundup: Mona Barthel clinches Prague Open title, Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova wins at Rabat
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Tennis roundup: Mona Barthel clinches Prague Open title, Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova wins at Rabat

Germany's world-ranked 82 Mona Barthel clinched the WTA Prague clay-court title after stunning Czech home hope Kristyna Pliskova in three topsy-turvy sets on Saturday.

Kei Nishikori replaces Rafael Nadal in top 5, Marketa Vondrousova climbs 116 places in latest rankings
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Kei Nishikori replaces Rafael Nadal in top 5, Marketa Vondrousova climbs 116 places in latest rankings

Kei Nishikori climbed two places to fifth in the latest ATP rankings released on Monday at the expense of Rafael Nadal, who slips to seventh.

Tennis roundup: Teen Marketa Vondrousova, Borna Coric win 1st titles; Steve Johnson downs Thomaz Bellucci
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Tennis roundup: Teen Marketa Vondrousova, Borna Coric win 1st titles; Steve Johnson downs Thomaz Bellucci

World number 233 Marketa Vondrousova, Croatia's Borna Coric, former Grand Slam champion Francesca Schiavone and American Steve Johnson were among the winners last week.

Angelique Kerber reaches Monterrey second round, overcoming Francesca Schiavone despite slow start
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Angelique Kerber reaches Monterrey second round, overcoming Francesca Schiavone despite slow start

World number one Angelique Kerber shook off a slow start to defeat Italian veteran Francesca Schiavone 4-6, 6-0, 6-4 on Tuesday to reach the second round of the WTA tournament in Monterrey, Mexico.

US Open 2016: Serena Williams, Andy Murray start as title favourites
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US Open 2016: Serena Williams, Andy Murray start as title favourites

Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Angelique Kerber get their US Open campaigns under way Monday at the Arthur Ashe Stadium.

Serena, Kvitova, Schiavone all advance to second round
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Serena, Kvitova, Schiavone all advance to second round

Elsewhere, Czech 19th seed Lucie Safarova lost 3-6, 0-6 in just 50 minutes to 86th ranked Kiki Bertens and Zvonareva wrapped up a 2-6, 7-6(3), 6-4 win against Mona Barthel.

It's Li Na's evening in Paris
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It's Li Na's evening in Paris

China's Li Na became the first Asian player to win a Grand Slam singles title when she knocked off defending champion Francesca Schiavone of Italy 6-4, 7-6 (0) in the French Open final on Saturday.